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1. gnome

noun. ['ˈnoʊm'] a legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure.

Synonyms

  • sprite
  • fay
  • Andvari
  • faerie
  • Nibelung
  • dwarf
  • faery

Etymology

  • gnome (French)
  • gnomus (Latin)
  • γνώμη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Gnome

  • superdome
  • nvhome
  • vendome
  • guillaume
  • cydrome
  • strome
  • strohm
  • shalom
  • mccomb
  • mccolm
  • jerrome
  • jacome
  • ghuloum
  • krome
  • jerome
  • gloam
  • frome
  • chrome
  • blome
  • blohm
  • bloem
  • yom
  • tome
  • thome
  • sohm
  • schaum
  • rome
  • rolm
  • rohm
  • roehm

Example sentences of the word gnome


1. Noun, singular or mass
The gnome will look better if you pull the hat down over the nose a bit.

Quotes containing the word gnome


1. As a composer and as a musician I'm a true believer - and this is not to be overly diplomatic - I'm a believer that there's artistry in everything from a lawn gnome to a desk chair to a symphony to an Andy Warhol painting. There's art in absolutely everything.
- Darren Criss

2. gnome

noun. ['ˈnoʊm'] a short pithy saying expressing a general truth.

Synonyms

  • Murphy's Law
  • maxim
  • Sod's Law

Etymology

  • gnome (French)
  • gnomus (Latin)
  • γνώμη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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